Details relating to the German Commemorative of 2011.
Issue Date: 28.01.2011
Number Minted: 30,000,000
Mint: Staatlich Münze Berlin(Munich,Stuttgart,Karlsruhe,Hamburg)
Mint Mark : A,D,F,G,J – depending on where the coin was minted.
(Note: German coins differ from those of the other Eurozone countries in that they are minted in five different locations and there are different mint marks that can appear on German coins.)
This is the sixth of the German series of commemorative coins representing the provinces of Germany. This one represents Nordrhein-Westfalen.
The Cologne cathedral (Kölner Dom), a Roman Catholic church in Cologne was chosen to represent Noedrhein-Westfalen.
The cathedral was designated an outstanding example of Gothic architecture and joined the UNESCO World Heritage.
The cathedral is depicted in its entirety in the inner circle, looking directly at the south portal. The mint mark is shown in the inner circle at one o’clock and the initials “HH” of the designer at three o’clock.
The country designation “D” is shown in the outer ring between twelve and one o’clock and the year of issue 2011 at the bottom of the outer ring.